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Freedom Programme

Posted by writing-experiment on January 18, 2013 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (18)

Did you know that someone is abused every 15 seconds?

Abuse must be stopped and if you find yourself in an abusive relationship, please try and attend a Freedom programme. Womens' Aid run this course and there is the book 'Living With The Dominator' written by Pat Craven. Pat was/is a Probation Officer who worked for a number of years with abusers. She found there was a pattern to the abuse and wrote the book, which is used as a training programm...

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A few shocking stats on domestic violence

Posted by writing-experiment on January 18, 2013 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)

In Zambia 5 women a week are murdered by male partner or family member.

Brazil 2010, 10 women are killed daily due to domestic violence.

On average 2 women a week are killed by a current or former male partner in the UK.

On average 60 men a year are killed by a current or former female partner in the UK.

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Domestic Violence book

Posted by writing-experiment on January 8, 2013 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (2)

I have read the book 'Finally at Peace' by Katie Kay. It is rather a short book at 48 pages, but well worth the read. I wish she had written more as I felt that alot had been omitted. I felt a little cheated too in the way she managed to escape Domestic Violence in the ultimate death of the abuser in a motor accident. Saying that what was written was comprehensive and understandable. She developed a good emotional factor within the text and brought you directly into the middle of the action. ...

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NaNoWriMo

Posted by writing-experiment on November 23, 2009 at 5:36 AM Comments comments (1)

I finished writing my 50,000 words for the NaNoWriMo at the weekend, with plenty of time to spare. Now the harwork will start of moulding it into a proper novel. The main plot is written, which I thought would be the hardest - but it isn't, it's the padding out and checking I haven't gone off on a tangent (yet again).

If anyone wants to write a novel and keeps putting it off, try the NaNo WriMo its a great incentive to write!!!

Claire


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